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By Adam Henson

‘For me, the bond i've got with Peg, my border collie sheepdog is beneficial. i understand how very fortunate I, and millions of alternative shepherds and farmers, are to have those terribly vibrant, enthusiastic canine at our facet. yet we, who paintings the land and our flocks, aren't the single beneficiaries of the intense dating among guy and puppy …’

In A Farmer and His Dog, Adam Henson explores the original courting among a farmer and his such a lot dependable good friend. Sheepdogs are available in quite a few sizes and shapes from border collies to Australian kelpies (rumoured to be a far off relative of the dingo). not just are they necessary to the operating of a farm, yet also they are fiercely clever and incredibly dedicated partners, having developed over millennia to make the make the paintings of a shepherd possible.

But it isn't simply the farmer operating the land who advantages from the intense dating among guy and puppy. starting through introducing us to the canines who've been devoted partners to the Henson kinfolk through the years, Adam is going directly to discover the impression made by way of the UK’s toughest operating breeds. From conventional herding canine and gundogs – corresponding to the Labrador’s he grew up with and the Hungarian wire-haired Vizslas like Boo and Olive who dwell with him now – to the help canines, sniffer canine or even seek and rescue canine, whose tales have strengthened Adam’s trust that we people owe a major debt to our wet-nosed, four-legged friends.

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